Saturday, 15 August 2020

Top news

Former mayor claims road resurfacing vehicle damaged pavement

Former mayor claims road resurfacing vehicle damaged pavement

A FORMER Henley mayor claims the pavement in his street was damaged when the road was being resurfaced. Martin Akehurst has called on ...

 

Police need power to evict travellers, says councillor

Police need power to evict travellers, says councillor

POLICE should have more power to evict travellers, says a councillor. Sarah Hall was speaking at a meeting of Kidmore End Parish ...

 

Sue Ryder staff still offer comfort from behind PPE

Sue Ryder staff still offer comfort from behind PPE

THE director of Sue Ryder’s palliative care hub in Nettlebed says the coronavirus crisis hasn’t reduced its ability to care for ...

 

Students collecting A-level results after no exams

Students collecting A-level results after no exams

STUDENTS in Henley and the surrounding area will be finding out their A-level results today. It has been a very unusual year for ...

 

Beauticians frustrated by ban on facials

Beauticians frustrated by ban on facials

THE owner of a Henley beauty salon says she is furious at the continuing ban on facial treatments. Beauticians were preparing for an ...

 

Top sports

The voice of rowing: meet the man behind the mic

The voice of rowing: meet the man behind the mic

THE Olympic Games would be taking place in Tokyo this week if they had not been postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

 

From the surgery to software business

From the surgery to software business

IN 1996, while working as a GP in Devon, Robert Treharne Jones launched a clinical software company with two friends, Mark Sullivan ...

 

Norman appointed as new club captain

HISTORY was made at Henley Rowing Club’s annual meeting on Thursday last week when Beccy Norman was named club captain. Norman’s ...

 

Wide deliveries help visitors stroll to victory in annual Shepherd’s Lane clash

Wide deliveries help visitors stroll to victory in annual Shepherd’s Lane clash

THE annual visit of FLEET STREET STROLLERS to HURLEY’S Shepherds Lane ground produced an exciting game of Sunday cricket. Mo Basharat ...

 

Roberts and Davies smash centuries in awayday rout

Roberts and Davies smash centuries in awayday rout

UNBEATEN HENLEY steamrollered DATCHET with a dynamic batting display that left their hosts never in the hunt with the visitors running ...

 

Top entertainments

Hambleden cartoonist remembers his friend film director Sir Alan Parker

Hambleden cartoonist remembers his friend film director Sir Alan Parker

A CARTOONIST from Hambleden has paid tribute to his long-standing friend Sir Alan Parker, the acclaimed film director, who died on ...

 

Work starts on theatre

Work starts on theatre

CONSTRUCTION work has begun on a new theatre which will open in Reading next spring. Reading Rep Theatre is converting a former ...

 

Retired carpenter finally wins front garden competition

Retired carpenter finally wins front garden competition

A MAN has won Sonning Common’s front garden competition a year after he was runner-up. David Wardle took the title with his colourful ...

 

Voices of West End at Stonor

MUSICAL theatre performers John Owen-Jones and Earl Carpenter will appear at a new outdoor production at Stonor Park next month. The ...

 

Moving tribute to working mothers

Moving tribute to working mothers

CAREER-DRIVEN mothers the world over face a struggle to juggle their careers while raising their children. This is the exact scenario ...

 

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